DDR2 RAM and DDR RAM

  Sic 18:26 18 Nov 2006
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Hope this is an easy question, will a modern motherboard that takes DDR2 RAM be backwards compatible with older DDR RAM? (assuming just the one type is used?)

  Ashrich 18:31 18 Nov 2006

No....DDR 184 pins DDR2 240pins , different sizes .

Ashley

  Technotiger 18:31 18 Nov 2006

Hi - Yes! But not mixed.

Cheers

  ulrich 18:31 18 Nov 2006

Go to Crucial website they will give you the right answer.

  Technotiger 18:32 18 Nov 2006

Ooops sorry - was thinking of my own - but it is different. Ignore my first answer.


Cheers

  Sic 18:32 18 Nov 2006

LOL......and the decideding third opinion is??!! ;o)

  ulrich 18:32 18 Nov 2006

I am not saying the above are wrong, as they wern't there when I typed my answer.

  Sic 18:33 18 Nov 2006

OK, different tangent then, are there any motherboards out there with PCI-E that have DDR memory slots and DDR2 memory slots?

  Sic 18:34 18 Nov 2006

ohh and thanks for the uber quick responses guys.

  anskyber 18:36 18 Nov 2006

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  anskyber 18:39 18 Nov 2006

OK, different tangent then, are there any motherboards out there with PCI-E that have DDR memory slots and DDR2 memory slots?


There are but you cannot mix the two types.

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